There was a major step forward in the restoration of the Mackintosh Building today, Tuesday 31 March 2015, as The Glasgow School of Art announced the appointment of a design team led by Page \ Park Architects.Continue reading →
Designs were unveiled in Toronto recently for ‘The One’, an 80-storey mixed-use tower on a prominent downtown site at One Bloor West, which pioneers a new model of vertical retail in the city. At 318 m it will be Toronto’s second tallest building and combines a residential tower with a retail base.
In 2015, the Jury, formed by leaders of the architecture and design fields selected 3 winners and 15 honorable mentions. eVolo Magazine received 480 projects from all continents. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
Design: Foster + Partners
Following an international design competition, a contract signing ceremony was held in Jeddah today to celebrate the appointment of Foster + Partners Team to develop the architectural vision for Jeddah’s city-wide public transport plan.
Design: Romera y Ruiz Arquitectos
Units of 1.35m slices, optimum dimension for the required quick completion and conforming minimum functional working modules. Use of prefabricated elements and available local materials and construction technology.
Design: Foster + Partners, Architects
Hearst Corporation recently released a video commemorating the upcoming 10th anniversary of the topping out of Hearst Tower, the first building commissioned post September 11 and one of New York City’s most celebrated buildings.
Design: Affleck de la Riva architects
The exterior restoration of this historic monument was undertaken following detailed site inspections and a careful evaluation of its iconic and heritage value.
Design: Bennetts Associates
Bennetts Associates has redeveloped a former Victorian warehouse on Stephenson Way, close to Euston Station for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Design: Samoo Architects & Engineers
Gachon University was created by merging two universities which was the first case in Korea. The merger aimed to consolidate resources and maximize the synergy effects creating a common vision to become a global top-class university.
Istanbul Architectural Tours can focus on contemporary Turkish architecture or be structured around specific architectural interests of your group, for example interiors or office buildings. Our architecture guides can show your group the historic architecture, just new buildings, or a mixture of both. Book now for your office or group trip.
On Sunday 29 March the British architect David Chipperfield was presented with the Sikkens Prize, one of the oldest independent art prizes in the Netherlands.
The Glasgow School of Art will name the design firm expected to replicate the Mackintosh library by the end of the month. Five architects were selected in January, from a longlist of 14 architecture studios, to work on restoration of the A-listed Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building.
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark. Famous architects who have built here include Arne Jacobsen, Jorn Utzon and Henning Larsen. Recently architects such as BIG, MVRDV, Zaha Hadid, Foster + Partners and Daniel Libeskind have also designed buildings in the city. Book now for your office or group trip.